Japan Edges Toward Military Pre-Emptive Strike Option

Lincoln Wylie

TOKYO—Ruling-bash lawmakers are pushing for Japan’s military services to have the skill to strike overseas missile-launch websites to increase deterrence towards prospective attacks from North Korea and China.

A proposal released Friday by the Liberal Democratic Party’s protection policy committee is established to be a new test of Japan’s pacifist structure below Primary Minister Shinzo Abe, who has sought to loosen limits on the military services in response to soaring issues from Beijing and Pyongyang in current decades. 

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